Verse of the Day on Zephaniah

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Zephaniah 1:15

Zephaniah 1:15

The Day of the Lord is a period of time that is often spoken about by Old Testament prophets, but when all the passages relating to this unique time in earth's history are carefully examined.. two very different descriptions of this special period emerge.

On the one hand, we see a time of great darkness and deep distress, when the full force of God's wrath is poured out on a God-rejecting, Christ-hating, sinful world. On the other read more...

Zephaniah 1:18

Zephaniah 1:18

God was not surprised when Adam sinned, nor was He taken aback when idolatrous Israel rebelled. Jesus was destined to be the Lamb, slain from the foundation of the world, and chose us, in Christ, (i.e. the Church) to be His children. He also chose Israel to be His covenant people, through whom the Messiah would be born. To them belong the adoption; the glory; the covenants; the giving of the Law; the worship and the promises - and read more...

Zephaniah 2:3

Zephaniah 2:3

It was to the prophet Zephaniah that God revealed His determination.. to not only execute judgement upon the whole earth, but also upon His own apostate nation of Israel.

Zephaniah not only heard how the terrors of God's wrath were to destroy the idolatrous Philistines, Moabites, Ammonites, Ethiopians, Assyrians, and other pagan people.. including the city of Nineveh, who had repented of their sins in the time of Jonah - but he read more...

Zephaniah 3:5

Zephaniah 3:5

The day of God’s judgement is coming upon the whole earth and many of the terrible physical characteristics and devastating disasters that Zephaniah set out in his prophetic writings, speak of “the dreadful Day of the Lord” – which is that future, 7-year long tribulation period, known as “Daniel’s 70th week” or the “Time of Jacob’s Trouble”.

This man of God wrote his severe warning of the wrath to come, during the reign of Josiah – king of Judah. The young read more...

Zephaniah 3:8

Zephaniah 3:8

Do you sometimes wonder why the Lord seemingly permits the evil deeds of wicked men to prosper, while those that are His children seem to be facing many trials and hardships? Do you sometimes simply wonder why - or are you mystified as to why His precious promises are so long in coming?

This prophecy was written to comfort Israel in their time of deep distress, when they were encircled by many God-hating hostile nations, corrupt read more...

Zephaniah 3:17

Zephaniah 3:17

God is more than the Creator, He is the LORD God Who is in the midst of us; loving us; caring for us; protecting us; defending us; indwelling us and Who died so that we might have life and have it in superabundance. This is no less true for the church than it was for Israel – it is not truer for Israel that it is for the Church, for God’s word to His people is sure, steadfast, faithful and true. He is always near at hand to help and to heal; to hold and to read more...